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Search: Posts Made By: Embalmer
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 04-19-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,194
Posted By Embalmer
You need to call Stage 8 and ask for the locking...

You need to call Stage 8 and ask for the locking tabs for the 3v. The ones you got are for a 2v and the bottom row doesn't touch. Been there, done that.
Forum: Pipes, Boost & Juice 09-21-2008, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 363
Posted By Embalmer
Be sure and use at least one step colder plugs...

Be sure and use at least one step colder plugs with anything over a 75 shot. Also, 2 degrees timing retarded for every 50 hp is recommended.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 09-17-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,452
Posted By Embalmer
The installation can be done in a weekend pretty...

The installation can be done in a weekend pretty easily if you have the right tools and a friend to help. I had my stock H-pipe off and headers removed in a few hours. I can'y specifically if the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-17-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,736
Posted By Embalmer
This is not an uncommon problem. Read this...

This is not an uncommon problem. Read this thread and you will gain knowledge...

http://forums.bradbarnett.net/showthread.php?t=464021
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 09-17-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,452
Posted By Embalmer
I recently installed FRPP shorty headers and...

I recently installed FRPP shorty headers and Pypes off road X pipe before my Pypes mid-muffler setup. It's a crappy short video, but here it is:

At idle:...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 09-17-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,364
Posted By Embalmer
If it were my problem I would replace the wires...

If it were my problem I would replace the wires that were damaged, disconnect the battery, return to stock calibration and try again. If it runs properly then reinstall the tune. I'm pretty sure...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-24-2008, 10:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Embalmer
RE: Pulled my plugs @ 15K and...

Just to clear up a few things I do have a Brenspeed tune/CAI. Most times I run the 93 octane version but this winter I switched back to the 87 tune. I always ALWAYS use Shell V-Power when I'm running...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-24-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Embalmer
RE: Pulled my plugs @ 15K and...

It's carbon buildup but it's wet because it is soaked in PB Blaster.
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 03-24-2008, 05:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By Embalmer
Pulled my plugs @ 15K and...

Here are the results. I'm putting in a nitrous kit, so I pulled them to switch to a colder heat range plug and this is what I found. They are wet because I soaked them with PB Blaster before...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 03-22-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,001
Posted By Embalmer
RE: Cooler thermostat for an S197

Lightning thermostats have a 180 degree setting. I installed one in my 07 GT and was datalogging the temperature - it never got over 189.
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 03-20-2008, 12:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,308
Posted By Embalmer
RE: Need some help with a throttle body install....

I tried the BBK TB and sent it back after throwing codes and the car just plain refusing to start or idle anywhere close to normal. Then, I bought the GT500 TB (which is a $133 part by the way) and...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-15-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By Embalmer
RE: BBK Throttle body????

That's not a BBK Throttle Body. I had one for a short time and it caused me nothing but problems. Stick with OEM Ford. Here's a pic of the BBK gears:

...
Forum: GT S197 General Discussion 01-15-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,450
Posted By Embalmer
RE: ITS HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I recently installed the Pypes Mid-Muffler system:

http://s77.photobucket.com/albums/j56/faxisis/?action=view&current=121007001.flv
Forum: Parts For Sale 11-16-2007, 10:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By Embalmer
RE: PI Heads

Where are these heads located?
Forum: Off Topic 10-17-2007, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 282
Posted By Embalmer
I'm gonna be in Car and Driver!

Every year they have this 10 Best contest where they designate a theme and anyone with a story or pictures on that theme can write in to get their submissions in print. Well, I just got an e-mail...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-08-2007, 09:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 625
Posted By Embalmer
RE: 2008 hid part #

They are not plug and play according to this thread:

http://www.stangsunleashed.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=9982&hl=high%20intensity
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-20-2007, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 412,910
Posted By Embalmer
RE: 2007 Front Suspension Thunking Noise

I think the alignment needs to be checked. The strut assembly is an integral part of the alignment and could cause a pull if installed incorrectly. Check my post back a few months and you can see...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-20-2007, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 412,910
Posted By Embalmer
RE: 2007 Front Suspension Thunking Noise

My car pulled to the left and I had the shimmy at 60+ MPH. After a few days they both went away, but I called the service dept. just to make sure they aligned the car after the work, and they said...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-07-2007, 12:32 PM
Replies: 831
Views: 316,523
Posted By Embalmer
RE: The saga continues

Sent my little donation - its all I had left on the Paypal card. Where do you live in Iowa?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-07-2007, 12:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,211
Posted By Embalmer
RE: running four cylinders

Guys - the fail safe mode basically shuts down fuel and spark to alternating cylinders to keep them from producing heat. It doesn't shut down 2, or 4, but it alternates tham each revolution. Your...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-03-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By Embalmer
RE: 2007 Front Suspension Thunking Noise - Will the 2008 models have this problem?

The 2008 models will have the updated part as well as the crossbrace (I believe).
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-03-2007, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 412,910
Posted By Embalmer
RE: 2007 Front Suspension Thunking Noise

I just got back from the dealership. Officially I have no more noise!!!:D

Now I have a steering wheel nibble at highway speeds I didn't have before.[:@]

No more noise, just the normal tire...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-30-2007, 10:27 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 412,910
Posted By Embalmer
RE: 2007 Front Suspension Thunking Noise

My salvation will hopefully be coming this Thursday. The new parts are in - I've seen them and they look exactly the same but the studs are gold instead of silver/green. I'm stoked, guys!!!
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-14-2007, 10:00 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 412,910
Posted By Embalmer
RE: 2007 Front Suspension Thunking Noise

When they replaced mine with the GT500 mounts, they checked the alignment after replacing them. I believe it should be done by the service dept.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-16-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,160
Views: 412,910
Posted By Embalmer
RE: 2007 Front Suspension Thunking Noise

I have a reliable parts source that told me they were 3-4 weeks out.
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